Snacks

Cucumber Cake

Cucumber Cake

Posted on March 13, 2016

4 Ingredient Eggless Cake!! Delicious and oh, so healthy!! Living in a foreign country thousands of miles away from the home you grew up in presents a multitude of challenges; the biggest one being homesickness. But for me food is the great equalizer and helps alleviate that feeling to some extent by bringing back fond memories. When I look back in time one dish that takes me back to my childhood and into my grandma’s arms is this sweet cucumberRead More

Whole Wheat Empanadas

Whole Wheat Empanadas

Posted on February 21, 2016

Flaky hot pockets  with a spicy, tangy Spinach and Cottage Cheese Filling. If I were to ask what are three of the most universally loved dishes in the world, I am going to get a variety of answers (WOULD DEFINITELY LIKE TO HEAR THEM IN THE COMMENTS SECTION!!!!). My personal trifecta of favorites would be PIZZA, PASTA and last but not the least EMPANADAS. Having already made the first two I decided to focus on those flaky pastries stuffed with delicious goodies, “EMPANADAS”.Read More

Kale Fritters

Kale Fritters

Posted on January 31, 2016

Crispy Kale Fritters, A perfect tea time snack. For the past few days it feels as if spring has arrived early in Dallas. On lazy spring weekends I for one would like nothing better than to enjoy the cool breeze on the patio with my favorite novel in one hand and a piping hot snack in the other. If that snack happens to be these mouth-wateringly delicious “KALE FRITTERS” then there is nothing better. Favorite novel, perfect teatime snack, theRead More

Veggie Meatball Sub

Posted on January 24, 2016

Tender and Delicious Veggie Meatball sub with a Tangy Tomato and Yogurt Sauce. My football obsession that began last week with the start of the NFL playoffs continues. I simply cannot think of anything else these days other than game day food. Last week it was a BURGER and this week it is a sandwich. Not just any sandwich but a “VEGGIE MEATBALL” sub. The tasty little meatballs have a crispy exterior and a soft interior whose spiciness is beautifully complimentedRead More

Lentil Sliders

Posted on January 18, 2016

Spicy Lentil Sliders with a creamy Cilantro Mayo.  Ladies and gentlemen it is that time of the year when I cannot think of anything else other than football. When the topic of football comes up how can the food get left behind??? I personally think the words gameday food and burgers go hand in hand. When I say burgers most of you are going to think about all kinds of meat burgers instead of Lentil Sliders. But these mini bitesRead More

Collard Rolls

Collard Rolls

Posted on December 27, 2015

Collard green rolls with a unique spicy filling. Merry Christmas Y’All!!! I hope everyone is enjoying this loooong weekend with their loved ones. The kids are going to be enjoying their gifts delivered by Santa so I am going to make an effort to gift the adults. By that I mean the gift of getting kids to eat their vegetables and I mean leafy vegetables especially collard greens. These sweet and sour collard rolls are easy to make and areRead More

Shrimp Samosa

Shrimp Samosa

Posted on December 13, 2015

Spicy Shrimp stuffed in a Crispy triangular pastry. The storm, which began pounding Dallas with 20-30 mph winds, has finally stopped. But the weather is still rainy and cold on this lazy Sunday afternoon. Us Mumbaikars have the perfect recipe to make you feel good on days like this, which includes tea accompanied by “ YES YOU GUESSED IT” piping hot Samosas. This combination will definitely brighten up your mood on a dreary and boring day. Here’s the kicker!!!! WhenRead More

Mixed Lentil Pancake

Mixed Lentil Pancake

Posted on November 29, 2015

Super healthy, protein packed mixed lentil pancake. It is a common misconception these days to think of healthy food as being boring and tasteless. But that notion is completely false and words like nutritious, tasty, delicious can in fact be used in the same sentence. And to further prove it I present to you these lip-smacking mixed lentil pancakes. Eat them with a tangy coconut and yogurt chutney and you will be in health-food heaven. Please follow and like us:

Idli with coconut chutney

Idli with Coconut Chutney

Posted on November 23, 2015

Soft Idlis with a tangy Coconut & Yogurt Chutney. One of the dishes that are synonymous with the cuisine from the southern part of India is “IDLIS”. It is so popular in the country that stalls selling this delicacy pop up on the roads seemingly out of nowhere. The reason for that is simple; these soft fluffy pillows of steamed goodness are simply delicious. You may dip them in sambar or lather them with chutneys, but the end result isRead More

Chakali

Chakali

Posted on November 8, 2015

Crispy, Crunchy Chakali. Happy Diwali Everyone!!!! Diwali, the biggest & brightest festival of the year is finally upon us. It is the festival of bright lights, colors, delicious food and is celebrated in great zeal all over India. This diwali is extra special since it is going to be my first with my husband here in the US. So there is no better way to celebrate it than by making his favorite diwali snack “CHAKALI”. Please follow and like us:

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